Mr. Derek Williams
Head of Capital EMEA & North America, GSA
Derek Williams is Head of Capital EMEA & North America at GSA. Prior to joining GSA, Derek was Managing Director, Private Markets at bfinance, a consulting firm. During his two-years at bfinance Derek and his team deployed c.€3.75bn of capital to real estate, infrastructure, private debt and PE strategies. Prior to bfinance Derek had an eight-year career at Russell Investments, heading up global private real estate in his last three- years. Derek’s team managed $1.8bn AUM on a discretionary basis across equity and debt strategies in North America, Europe and Asia-Pacific.
Prior to that Derek worked at Land Securities plc reporting to the CEO/COO and worked on research, analysis and new business deals. Derek has 25+ years' experience gained in the UK and USA.